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Haunting of Hannon VI: Inferno

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The Haunting of Hannon is back for a sixth year in a row. Once again the William H. Hannon Library is teaming up with LMU Theatre Arts students to haunt the stacks of Hannon Library on October 19.¬†Families are encouraged to join us at Saturday’s Haunting which is more appropriate for audiences 6-12 years old.

LMU Student Version: Friday, October 19 from 8:00 – 10:30 p.m.

This year’s theme, Inferno, will bring to life the stories of damnation, demonology, and deadly sins. Guests will see figures from literature come to life, including works by Dante (Divine Comedy), Robert Louis Stevenson (Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde) , and Daniel Defoe (Diary of a Plague Year).

The tour sign-up table will be located on the 3rd floor atrium and tours will leave the library’s Von der Ahe Suite (also on the 3rd floor) approximately every 10 minutes.

Guests may sign up for tours starting at 7:30 p.m., 30 minutes before the first performance, on October 19. The last tour leaves at 10:30 p.m. We encourage you to arrive early to ensure your spot.

This event is free and open to all. Note that this program is not recommended for children. Costumes are encouraged. Tricks and treats are guaranteed!

Family-Friendly Version: Saturday, October 20 from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Geared toward children ages 6-12, students from LMU’s theatre program will bring to life the stories from children’s literature, including:

  • Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe
  • Dr. Seuss
  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Please not that some may be intense for some children.

The tour sign-up table will be located on the 3rd floor atrium and tours will leave the library’s Von der Ahe Suite (also on the 3rd floor) approximately every 10 minutes.

Guests may sign up for tours starting at 1:30 p.m., 30 minutes before the first performance, on October 20. The last tour leaves at 3:30 p.m. We encourage you to arrive early to ensure your spot.

This event is free and open to all. Costumes are encouraged. Tricks and treats are guaranteed!